Accessing an abortion in regional Australia can feel like a race against time

ABC Everyday / By Rachel Rasker
May 29, 2022

Depending on where you live, it can take weeks to get a doctor's appointment. For women in regional areas, this can make accessing an abortion feel like a race against time. We spoke to two women, in Shepparton and Derby, about their experiences. These are their words.

Brittany's abortion experience in Shepparton, Victoria
I found out I was pregnant when my period was two days late. My partner and I were using condoms, so I was genuinely shocked.